Archives for May 2013

Hiking Mt. Si Saturday? Bring a Bowl and Spoon, Local Hiker Part of Special Event Honoring 60-Year Anniversary of First Mt. Everest Summit

Now here's something local hikers don't usually experience while climbing nearly 4,000 feet to the summit of Mt. Si... someone on the trail handing out freebies, or cereal to be more specific.  But it's … [Read more...]

Nine Years Later, Tanner Jeans Bike Rodeo Still Teaching Kids Safety, Honoring a Special Spirit

Every June for the past nine years, The Tanner Jeans Memorial Foundation and the Snoqualmie Police Department have hosted The Tanner Jeans Bike Rodeo; a special event that honors Tanner’s memory and promotes … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Police Use Online Survey to Enhance Services, Gauage Community Perception on Public Safety

Just over a week after the City of North Bend and its police chief held a community meeting regarding public safety, the Snoqualmie Police Department is also seeking public input regarding safety. The … [Read more...]

Master Gardeners’ Tip of the Month: Container Gardening

Plant It In A Pot! No matter what you want to plant – salad makings, welcoming front porch plants or a screen for your patio, you can plant some version of it in a container.  All you need is an appropriate … [Read more...]

Bear Activity Returns to one Snoqualmie Neighborhood, Resident Captures Baby Bears’ Fence Tightrope Walk

On April 25, 2013, the City of Snoqualmie warned, "Bear activity may increase in Snoqualmie neighborhoods over the next few weeks as they look for food following winter months. This has been the pattern in the … [Read more...]

Popular Snoqualmie Pet Sitter Loses Thousands in Car Break-in, Client Steps in to Help

Jenny Mathison, popular Snoqualmie pet sitter and owner of Jenny’s Animal Care, had her car burglarized last week.  It was supposed to be a regular outing to Rattlesnake Lake.  Instead, her car window was … [Read more...]

Question, What’s with All the Grass being Ripped out on Snoqualmie’s Swenson Drive?

It's been going on for a week now and the neighbors are getting curious. Stretching about 3/4 mile, from the start of SE Swenson Drive at Snoqualmie Parkway, and almost to the end of the Deer Park … [Read more...]

Boxley’s presents Valley Center Stage Annual Fundraiser, Murder Mystery Game Show Dinner – Tonight and Tomorrow

Boxley’s in North Bend presents Valley Center Stage’s annual fundraiser; an interactive murder mystery dinner theater, featuring the Valley Center Stage performers accompanied by Danny Kolke. Tonight, … [Read more...]

Fact or Fiction, Walmart Coming to Snoqualmie?

In the past two weeks, Living Snoqualmie has received a couple of inquiries asking if we know anything about the possibility of a Walmart coming to Snoqualmie. The last inquiry was very specific, claiming it … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Pets 101: Top Ten Reasons why Senior Dogs are better!

This is the latest guest column from Melissa Grant, dog trainer for LeChic Pet in Issaquah.  It's a cute post, advocating for senior dogs just waiting to be adopted in area shelters.  There really are great … [Read more...]

State Patrol Looking for Aggressive Drivers on I-90 this Week, Taking to Skies to Find Them

I-90 drivers stopped for speeding, cutting off or driving aggressively around a large truck who didn't see a Washington State Trooper behind them, may need to look to the sky to understand how they were … [Read more...]

King County Sheriff’s Marine Unit Responds to Bridge Over Snoqualmie River

Some North Bend residents inquired about the police activity late last week on a bridge over the Snoqualmie River in North Bend. Sadly, today King County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) Spokesperson, Sergeant Cindi … [Read more...]

Big School Board Candidate Turnout; Issues at Hand: Mount Si Improvements, Dropout Rate, Strategic Plan, Re-open SMS, Build New Elementary School

It's been known for two years, but now it is a reality. After the Snoqualmie Valley School District redrew its five school board director districts to meet federal redistricting laws, two current school … [Read more...]

Be a Part of Valley Photography History, Fill the Heart at Centennial Fields May 19th

North Bend photographer, Mary Miller, is on a mission... a mission to connect people, capturing community spirit forever in pictures. You may have seen the picture last year. Hundreds of  Snoqualmie Valley … [Read more...]

North Bend Says Public Safety is First Priority, Working to Stop Illegal Drug Use in Local Parks

It was an overflow audience at the North Bend Public Safety meeting last night, May 16, 2013, leaving Police Chief Toner commenting that the crowd was the largest he'd seen at a community meeting in years.  … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Ridge Community Garage Sale Runs May 17th & 18th, Including “Garage Sale for a Cause”

The annual Snoqualmie Ridge community-wide garage sale starts tomorrow, May 17, 2013 and runs through Saturday, May 18th.  Hours both days are 9AM-4PM. Historically many seasoned garage sale shoppers have been … [Read more...]

Traffic Alert: Snoqualmie Construction Projects Causing Backups

Drivers traveling through downtown Snoqualmie on May 16th, 17th and 20th are being asked to avoid some areas or  give themselves extra time, especially when traveling to Mount Si High School and Snoqualmie … [Read more...]

Anytime Fitness Transforms from Ridge Fitness, Becomes First 24-hour Workout Facility in Snoqualmie Valley

No longer do gym members just walk in the door to Anytime Fitness (formerly Ridge Fitness) on Snoqualmie Ridge and check in at the front desk. There is no front desk.  Instead, 24-hours a day, a key-card swipe … [Read more...]

Following Fatal North Bend Home Invasion, Police and City Work to Reassure Residents, Hold Town Meeting

Monday's home invasion in a quiet North Bend area has some residents on edge, leaving lots of unanswered questions for a neighborhood that sits just outside the city limits in unincorporated King County. Why … [Read more...]

TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Offers Free Open House this Week, Invites Community to Come See the Pool

We just finished an unprecedented stretch of warm, summer-like weather for early May.  If those sunny skies had you dreaming of summer, outdoors and swimming, you can see what TPC Snoqualmie Ridge has to offer … [Read more...]